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After the Bureau: The Rise of African-American Debt Peonage ...

After the Bureau: The Rise of African-American Debt Peonage and Convict Labor in the South following Reconstruction A Senior Honors Thesis Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for graduation with distinction in History in the undergraduate colleges of The Ohio State University by ...

ALIMONY: PEONAGE OR INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE

Originally, alimony was ordered paid upon a showing of need to keep the person from becoming a charge upon the public… As the cases were handed down over the years numerous criteria were added until in Oklahoma in excess of 22 factors can be considered.

Sample form for a Federal Lawsuit

(a) Whoever holds or returns any person to a condition of peonage, or arrests any person with the intent of placing him in or returning him to a condition of peonage, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than- five years, or both.

Digitized by Florida International University's Digital ...

Digitized by Florida International University's Digital Collections Center 2007. 5 The Peonage Controversy and the Florida East Coast Railway by Dr. Joe Knetsch Imprisonment for debt had long been outlawed in the United States when the controversy over a new form of enshacklement arose.

segregation by custom and tradition (p. 867)

de facto segregation segregation by custom and tradition (p. 867) debt peonage condition of sharecroppers who could not pay off their debts and therefore could not leave the property they worked (p. 407) deficit spending government practice of spending borrowed money rather than raising taxes ...

Motion to Deny Motion to Dismiss

There were no denials on merits by named Defendants who deliberately conspired to continue forcing Plaintiff into an unlawful alimony-peonage contract in violation of 42 U.S.C. ß 1994 and RICO Statutes 18 U.S.C. ß 1961 et seq, thereby causing him to endure perpetual bankruptcy and peonage under ...

SHARECROPPING AS A FORM OF PEONAGE

SHARECROPPING AS A FORM OF PEONAGE Jim Crow ensured that most black Southerners had few opportunities other than the fields. Sharec ropping - a form of tenant farming - emerged after slavery and was a dominant economic institut ion in the South until after World War II.

The First New South Southern Agriculture and Industry

Crop-lien •Farmers bought supplies on credit, backed by a guarantee to the merchant of a share of their crop (or a "lien") when it was harvested - Debt peonage system develops •Tied tenant to a landowner until debt paid off •Debt-peonage also caused small farmers who owned land to lose it as ...

Trafficking in persons (TIP), or human trafficking, is a ...

The TVPRA 2008 expands the prohibition against profiting from sex trafficking to cover those who benefit financially from a venture engaged in peonage, forced labor, or document servitude; Expands the reach of criminal anti-trafficking statutes by allowing the government to prosecute trafficking crimes ...

[DO NOT PUBLISH]

alimony-peonage contract. Although Cormier seeks damages in the amount of $1 million for his alleged injuries, he also expressly prays for an injunction setting aside the current alimony order, any future orders seeking to enforce the court's divorce decree, and the final judgment of the Georgia ...